Accelo vs. AgileBox by DevSamurai

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Accelo
Score 8.3 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Accelo is used by professional service businesses to manage their client work. The cloud-based platform manages client work delivery, from prospect to payment, including sales, projects, tickets, retainers, timesheets, and resourcing. With an emphasis on time and money, the client work management platform gives a holistic view of up-to-date business data and financial performance. It presents client communications, activities and work centralized in a single platform, so users know…
$24
per month per user
AgileBox by DevSamurai
Score 7.4 out of 10
N/A
Agile planning & estimation tool used to estimate user stories while having fun with team in Jira Agile Planning Poker session.N/A
Pricing
AcceloAgileBox by DevSamurai
Editions & Modules
Plus
$24
per month per user / per product
Premium
$39
per month per user / per product
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AcceloAgileBox by DevSamurai
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAccelo Plans start at $120.00 Per Month (on an Annual Contract) for Plus, and $195.00 Per Month (on an Annual Contract) for Premium. Plans include 5 Licenses which are used for various Accelo Products: Sales & Quotes, Projects, Tickets, Retainers, Billing, and Reports.
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Community Pulse
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Features
AcceloAgileBox by DevSamurai
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
7.6
6 Ratings
1% above category average
AgileBox by DevSamurai
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Ratings
Task Management9.26 Ratings00 Ratings
Resource Management8.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Scheduling6.76 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow Automation7.55 Ratings00 Ratings
Team Collaboration6.75 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology7.94 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology4.82 Ratings00 Ratings
Email integration7.26 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access7.95 Ratings00 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking9.25 Ratings00 Ratings
Change request and Case Management7.54 Ratings00 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management8.66 Ratings00 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Accelo
7.8
6 Ratings
5% above category average
AgileBox by DevSamurai
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Ratings
Quotes/estimates7.65 Ratings00 Ratings
Invoicing8.64 Ratings00 Ratings
Project & financial reporting8.15 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with accounting software7.04 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
AcceloAgileBox by DevSamurai
Likelihood to Recommend
8.1
(8 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
7.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.2
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
AcceloAgileBox by DevSamurai
Likelihood to Recommend
Accelo
Accelo is a system that can do it all. It's extremely sophisticated. Depending on the sophistication of your organization, or specifically the abilities of the people you put in charge of the implementation, it can almost be too sophisticated. It all just depends on your situation. The more you use it, the more data you give it, the more you'll be able to see and do. It's incredibly powerful. But it's definitely not a tool that would be appropriate for smaller boutique type organizations that have only basic needs.
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DevSamurai
Well suited:
  • Estimation of user stories in agile team.
  • Recording the estimations and events directly to JIRA.
  • Estimations can be done without leaving JIRA.
  • Best suitable in this pandemic situation as most of the people are working remotely.
  • Different estimation scales are present to adapt as per the team norms for example Fibonacci, T-shirt sizing and custom estimations as well.
Scenarios where it is less suitable:
  • Where only inbuilt chat box from DevSamurai is used. So synchronization is an issue there.
  • And apart from that a consistent internet connectivity is required.
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Pros
Accelo
  • Timing Client Work: You are able to better manage your time on your clients.
  • Housing Client Info in one Area: You can view all you need for any given client in one area.
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DevSamurai
  • Usefull interface.
  • Don't need any training for using guide.
  • Challenging.
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Cons
Accelo
  • Accelo is excellent on the adaptation to its deep functionalities.
  • Managing multiple project is very challenging.
  • Not easy to collect multiple reports across platforms.
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DevSamurai
  • Live chat box feature need to be improvised as it still not robust.
  • Integration module should be flexible enough to stick with other workflow tools.
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Likelihood to Renew
Accelo
Looking forward to seeing more refinement of features provided and upcoming features promised :)
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DevSamurai
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Support Rating
Accelo
From the beginning the Accelo team has been very invested in ensuring our success and overall happiness with the platform. The initial implementation specialists and trainers did a fairly good job of learning our company and needs, and tried to tailor the trainings accordingly. However, once we made the formal switch to the platform, meaning we no longer were using our legacy systems, we found that we had a lot of questions....and a lot of ideas and recommendations. The support team is extremely responsive and seemingly happy to receive our continual feedback. And if we encounter an issue that seems to be a system issue, they work diligently to fix it (we've actually had an engineer join a call with us to learn of the issue - and subsequently fix it)
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DevSamurai
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Alternatives Considered
Accelo
Accelo doesn't really exceed any competitors in any one area of their product, but in 2015 when we made the move this was the best option that included all the tools we wanted. However, user adoption was low in some areas due to the UI, so we scaled back Accelo and added other tools.
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DevSamurai
The only application we use in planning poker studies in the organization.
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Return on Investment
Accelo
  • It substantially reduced the number of systems we use to run our business.
  • It reduced the need to train our staff on a variety of platforms.
  • It gave us the ability to have a client-facing portal that directly integrates with our backend systems.
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DevSamurai
  • Estimation of user stories and updating the JIRA is automated and hence resulted in reduced efforts in poker planning.
  • No need to be present under same roof for estimation, and hence a flexibility which is much required in this scenario.
  • Clients can have a clear and better picture of estimation at any time with all statistics and hence customer sees more transparency.
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ScreenShots

Accelo Screenshots

Screenshot of PSA / Platform - Transform the way you manage client workScreenshot of CRM - Communicate, track and engage with leads and clientsScreenshot of Sales - Create, cultivate & convert leads into relationshipsScreenshot of Quotes - Compose, modify & send professional work proposalsScreenshot of Projects - Plan, manage & collaborate on client deliverablesScreenshot of Tickets - Submit, monitor & complete ad-hoc work requests

AgileBox by DevSamurai Screenshots

Screenshot of Pick stories to poker gameScreenshot of estimate gameScreenshot of Submit result